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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Adnams Lighthouse is developed from our Champion Pale Ale, a beer that won many awards from 1922 to 1980. With an ABV of 3.4%, this classic amber beer delivers a crisp, refreshing taste. (Contains barley).


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Light bitter, not buckets of flavour, quite bland in fact. I’d give this a miss.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (3651) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 18, 2013
Flaske kjøpt på Berentsen ølutsalg: nærmest som en lettøl for dd med rbhd, men her er det mye smak - og god smak! Fin bitterhet og en maltkropp som er sensuell, ravgylden og fyldig. Adnams har ikke spart på amber malt. Meget lettdrikkelig. Et eksempel til etterfølgelse for norske bryggerier, lav alkoholprosent men høy drikkeglede.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
olio (7941) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110328.
Pours golden color with a small head. Aroma of grass and malts, some mild fruits too. Flavor is the same with some disturbing metallic notes, quite straightforward.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (883) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle from a local supermarket. A beer I’ve had a number of times before, but first rating. For a 3.4% beer, it’s pretty good. A nice golden colour, with a fruity aroma and to me a slight hint of honey. Good overall, refreshing beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7627) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Scandic hotel’s Sauna, Tampere. Rated on 31.12.2010
Aroma is somewhat fruity with hops and some hay. Flavour has fruits, some gooseberry bush, toffee, biscuits and hints of hay. Quite nice and fruity for this ABV.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1072) - ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle. Slight haze on this orange beer with a finger of white head. Honey, tangerine and malt nuttiness on the nose. Caramel sweetness with a little orange and grass spicy hoppiness. Easy, smooth quaffing ale. Not one to write home about. Not one to spit out.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2012
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of white head that settles to leave some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild caramel and grass. Taste is a light caramel malty sweetness with a grassy hop bitterness. A pretty decent bitter style ale that is drinkable but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2976) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Orangey colour, clear, clingy white head. Malty nose, nut, caramel. Taste has firm malt, some toffee, mild orangey hops. Dry end. Light body with smooth mouthfeel. A nice bitter, very easy drinker.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (5738) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2012
Deep and light dark golden colour with an off white head. Caramel malt aroma with some fruity notes. Rich mild caramel flavour with a pleasant bitterness. Moderate sweetness. Outstanding far an 3,4% beer.
[Bottle from Varnaveien Mineralvann in Moss, Norway]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1103) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2012
Clear copper, decent but loose white head. Aroma is subtle sweet fruit. Light body, bright carbonation. pleasant tangy fruity start, moving to dark toffee malt and then some bitterness in finish. Overall a bit watery and not particularly interesting but quite quaffable.


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